Turkey earthquake death toll reaches 48,000

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan announced the death toll during the devastating earthquake in the country yesterday.

At least 48,000 people died as a result of earthquakes in Turkey in February. The President of the country announced this yesterday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a speech in the province of Hatay, which took the brunt.

– The number of victims was 48 thousand, more than 115 thousand were injured. 50,000 buildings destroyed, Erdogan quotes TASS.

Recall that a devastating earthquake occurred on February 6 in Turkey. Its magnitude was 7.4. Powerful tremors were recorded in the early morning. Hundreds of buildings collapsed. Later the shocks were repeated. Debris clearing continues.

As previously reported, the echoes of the earthquake in Turkey reached Russia – they were recorded in Sochi, as well as the nearest republics.

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